Are you looking for Instagrammable Place in Bali? Lempuyang Temple Tour is most wanted place by many travellers to get awesome photos in fabulous background of Gate of Heaven.
Some of you maybe wonder about “what is gate of heaven?”. The following is one of post at the gate by Instagram’s User.
After seeing it, perhaps you are interested to know about Lempuyang Temple for more detail.
We will give some information that need to know before having Lempuyang tour as:
- Gate of heaven
- Perfect photos
- Lempuyang tour price
- What need to bring
- Entrance fee
- Location and maps
- Nearby tourist object
Well, let’s find out it one by one below!
The Gate of Heaven, Amazing Entrance at Lempuyang Temple
Gate of Heaven is a nickname that given by tourist for Balinese split gates at entrance of Lempuyang Temple.
There are 4 popular gates in the temple that usually used as for a photography background by tourist.
One gate is being at the outer to middle parts of the temple (Nista Mandala to Madya Mandala).
And three are being at the middle to main parts of the temple (Madya Mandala - Utama Mandala).
All gates are white and built in a concept of traditional architecture which looks clearly on authentic carving ornaments.
Three gates at entrance of Madya Mandala to Utama Mandala are very amazing because having each stairway that is flanked by statues of as Dragon and Pandawa Figures in Mahabharata Story.
Perfect Photos in Gate and Nature Background
Seeing many perfect photos of Lempuyang’s Gate that was posted on Social Media, make a lot of people become interested to come.
The visitors are crowded to come in the afternoon particularly. They are even willing to queue up in a long line for taking photos.
Hence, you are advised to arrive in the morning or late afternoon for avoiding a long line.
In early morning, you may combine the background of gate with sunrise view. While, combine it with the gate with sunset view in late afternoon.
Moreover, you may also combine it with beautiful landscape of Agung Mount that face to the temple. The landscape of the mount looks clearly in blue sky especially on sunny day.
Some staffs are also provided to help the visitors in taking photos.
You may ask them to help to get interesting pictures in unique way of photography trick as “Water Reflection” into the pictures.
The tricks use a small mirror that put under the lens, so that will appear a water reflection therein.
Authentic gates, mount background, sunrise or sunset scenery are a perfect combination that you may get in the temple.
The Latest Lempuyang Tour Price
Price of Lempuyang Temple Tour in 2019 ranges from $40 – $ 60. It maybe be more and depends on the number of itineraries that includes in the tour package.
The price usually includes some facilities namely:
- Private Driver
- Transport Service
- Fuel (petrol), etc.
What Need to Bring
Before visiting, you should also know a proper preparation for having a fun tour experience. The preparation consists of:
- Sarong and Shawl
Sarong or Kamen is a Balinese Traditional cloth that usually worn by local people when entering to the temple area.
The cloth will be used to cover from your waist to ankle, while a shawl functions to tie and tighten up on the waist.
- Extra Money
Bring some extra cash money when visiting. It is helpful when you feel thirsty or hungry and want to buy a snack, a mineral water, and so on near entrance counter.
Camera is a required item to bring. You surely don’t want to leave the temple before taking some photos at gate of heaven, right?
So, remember to bring the item and make sure its memory space is enough to get many photos.
Entrance Fee of Lempuyang Temple
Entrance fee at Lempuyang Temple is free but the visitors may donate voluntarily at entrance for maintaining the temple.
Perhaps you forget to bring the sarong and shawl, it may be rent at IDR 10.000 at entrance locker.
The Location and Maps
The location of Lempuyang Temple is in Tista Village, Abang District, Karangasem Regency. The following is a list of distance from some points to the temple as:
- About 2 hours 5 minutes (69.7 km) from Ubud
- About 2 hours 8 minutes (76.2 km) from Denpasar City
- About 2 hours 19 minutes (88.6 km) from Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport
Whether you may see maps below for more detail!
Nearby Tourist Objects
There are some recommended tourist objects near Lempuyang Temple to add into your tour itinerary list. The tourist objects are:
1. Tirta Gangga Water Palace
Tirta Gangga is a heritage park of Karangasem Kingdom. Its main attractiveness is some pools with clear water that is inhabited by many beautiful fishes.
Around pools are decorated by unique traditional statues with shower. It is often used as for photography by many visitors as posing on footpath in the middle of pool.
Entrance Fee: IDR 5.000
Location: Abang Street, Abang Village, Karangasem Regency, Bali
2. Taman Ujung Soekasada
Taman Ujung is another heritage park of Karangasem Kingdom. The park offers the beauty of fish pools and ancient buildings in architectures combination among of Balinese, Chinese, and European.
All buildings are still well-maintained and often used as for a prewedding photo spot until now.
Entrance fee: IDR 15.000 for domestic and IDR 50.000 for Foreign Tourist.
Location: Br. Dinas Tumbu, Karangasem District, Karangasem Regency.
3. Tenganan Village
Tenganan is one of ancient village in Karangasem Regency where still strongly maintains the traditional living patterns.
Hence, you may see an authentic culture in the village. Moreover, it also has a unique tradition that names “Mekare-kare’ or also known as Pandan War.
Entrance Fee: IDR 10.000
Location: Karangasem Regency
4. Tukad Cepung Waterfall
Tukad Cepung Waterfall has about 15 meters height. It probably sounds not too high as Sekumpul Waterfall in the northern of Bali.
But, the waterfall is impressive and unique because it hides is between cliffs as like a cave without a roof. Meanwhile, its situation is not also crowded by visitors.
Entrance Fee: IDR 10.000
Location: Penida Kelod Village, Tembuku District, Bangli Regency
5. Amed Beach
Amed Beach is a recommended spot for you who like activities scuba diving and snorkeling because it offers beauty of underwater such as coral reefs and colorful fishes in clear and calm water.
Moreover, the beach is also good as for a spot to relax while witnessing a beautiful sunrise in early morning.
Parking Area: IDR 5.000/car
Location: Amed Village, Abang District, Karangasem Regency
6. Mahagiri Panoramic Restaurant
Mahagiri Restaurant is a good spot choice to enter into itineraries of Lempuyang Tour as for place to have a lunch.
It offers a panorama of Agung mount and a stretch of rice field about 10 acres and provides Italian, Western, and Indonesian cuisines.
An amazing experience, enjoy the lunch while witnessing a beautiful nature panorama.
Location: Surya Indah Street, Rendang District, Karangasem Regency.
Well, after finding out all above, when will you go to have Lempuyang Tour?
Make sure you remember about all what to prepare. Have a fun and memorable tour!